Vest (development region)

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Vest
Region
Regiunea Vest.svg
Coordinates: 45°46′N 21°14′E / 45.767°N 21.233°E / 45.767; 21.233Coordinates: 45°46′N 21°14′E / 45.767°N 21.233°E / 45.767; 21.233
Country Romania
Capital cityTimişoara
Area
 • Total32,028 km2 (12,366 sq mi)
Population
(2011)
 • Total1,768,593
 • Density55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Ethnic groups
 • Romanians86.3%
 • Hungarians6.7%
 • Roma2.5%
 • Germans1.4%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
NUTS codeRO42
GDP per capita (PPS)€ 12,700 (2008)[1]
Websitehttp://www.adr5vest.ro/

Vest (English: West) or Vest-Banat is a development region in Romania. It was created in 1998. Its main jobs are organising regional development projects and managing money that they are sent by the European Union.

Population[change | change source]

County population 2011
Arad 412,235
Caraș-Severin 287,535
Hunedoara 410,383
Timiș 658,440
Total 1,768,593

References[change | change source]

  1. "GDP per inhabitant in 2008" (PDF). Eurostat.

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